In 1980 he joined CRAI, a research and application centre in Computer Science,
where he headed the research division.
In 1998 he has served as a visiting
researcher at the International Computer Science Institute (ICSI)
He has worked on database design for many years and his current interests are in the area of Knowledge Management, mainly in data/text mining and knowledge representation and reasoning.
He has participated to several projects sponsored by the European Union and the Italian Research Council. He is the team leader of several industrial research projects in the area of Knowledge Management.
is the CEO of Exeura,
spin-off from University of Calabria
He is the CEO of Exeura, a research spin-off from University of Calabria